The second Digital Croydon event

Posted on November 19th, by Richard Bray in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. 1 Comment

Richard Bray reviews the success of the second Digital Croydon complete with Mars bars, t-shirts and stickers.

In case you didn’t know, Croydon hosts a lot of tech events, more than the average outer zone 4 borough. This always seems to shock people when I tell them. In first place is the ridiculously popular Croydon Tech City event, which has upwards of 120 attendees each time, followed … Read More »

StreetPin, your digital community in Croydon

Posted on October 21st, by Tim Buick in Croydon: Tech City, Not featured, Startups. No Comments

So, what’s StreetPin?

Here at StreetPin, we believe there is a localised solution to the decline of the High Street – the pin board or notice board, where announcements, offers and events are displayed at the appropriate location, and all neighbouring communities can dip in and out of each others’ conversations and events. Each ‘pin board’ also enables business owners and customers new and old, to actually interact with … Read More »

Why Croydon needs a digital community

Posted on October 21st, by Tim Buick in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. No Comments

As #Croydon #TechCity prepares to meet in the grand Croydon Conference Centre this coming Thursday, speaker and StreetPin CEO Tim Buick explains why Croydon could benefit from more digital community


It’s no secret; high streets around the country are being squeezed by online sites and superstores delivering shopping to the door, making it simple and affordable to order from your armchair. This ‘Amazon effect’ has dramatically impacted … Read More »